Mumbai, June 24 (): The latest venture of filmmaker Sajid Khan – Humshakals has collected more than 40 crore in its opening weekend.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “#Humshakals Fri 12.50 cr, Sat 12.59 cr, Sun 15.04 cr. Total: ₹ 40.13 cr nett. India biz”.
The complete family entertainer is a fun riot that has associated excellently well with audiences. While the music of Humshakals is composed by Himesh Reshammiya, editing is done by Rameshwar S. Bhagat, cinematography handled by Ravi Yadav.
Featuring Riteish Deshmukh, Saif Ali Khan, Ram Kapoor, Esha Gupta, Tamannah and Bipasha Basu , the out-to-out entertainer has broken previous records on its opening day as it has become the 4th highest opener in the chart after Salman Khan’s Jai Ho, Ranveer Singh – Priyanka Chopra starrer Gunday and Aksahy Kumar’s Holiday. Jai Ho made 60.68, Gunday earned 43.93 and Holiday collected 41.32 in its opening weekend.
Humshakals has done better business at multiplexes. The occupancy level is more decent in metros when compared to the occupancy level in other cities. Further reports from box office centres states that Humshakals has made good collection in Mumbai when compared to other northern cities.
Humshakals has surpassed the opening weekend collections of hit movie 2 States that collected Rs. 38.06 crores, Shaadi Ke Side Effects that made Rs. 34.23 crores and the Sunny Leone starrer Ragini MMS 2 that earned Rs. 24.5 crores.
Humshakals also has received few negative feedbacks from film critics. This might affect the business of Humshakals in coming days. The entertainer also might face competition from Aksahy Kumar starrer Holiday that is running still.
Adding to all such tough situations, coming Friday, on June 27, 2014, Ek Villain that stars Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh and Shraddha Kapoor is hitting theatres. Ek Villain is expected to give a tough competition to Humshakals as the movie has great pre-release news.